Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Somera Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (4) : 778 [key], 882.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Somera viridifusca Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 882.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BANGLADESH]: Sylhet, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Somera was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it was placed in the Notodontidae by Butler, 1880, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 6: 67.

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